5 episodes

Under the Umbrella is a Montréal-based platform that wants you to reflect and share your thoughts on gender expression. This podcast's goal is to encourage people to start thinking about gender and how they express it, and to normalize these conversations in society and our own lives.

Sous le parapluie est une plateform montréalise qui veut encourager les gens à réaliser une réflexion sur le genre et comment elle se traduit au quotidien. Notre objectif est de normaliser les conversations sur l'expression des genres dans notre société et dans nos vies.

Under the Umbrella RISE Montréal Cohort 5

    • Personal Journals

Under the Umbrella is a Montréal-based platform that wants you to reflect and share your thoughts on gender expression. This podcast's goal is to encourage people to start thinking about gender and how they express it, and to normalize these conversations in society and our own lives.

Sous le parapluie est une plateform montréalise qui veut encourager les gens à réaliser une réflexion sur le genre et comment elle se traduit au quotidien. Notre objectif est de normaliser les conversations sur l'expression des genres dans notre société et dans nos vies.

    Collectives & Self-Care

    Collectives & Self-Care

    In Under the Umbrella’s final episode, we welcome Anna Aude (she/they) from the Indigenous Sex Work and Art Collective. Segments from the Chai Chats Podcast are featured (S04E01: Who Am I To Record This Podcast), and Rachael (she/her) shares some thoughts on police brutality protests, self care and Solange.

    • 38 min
    Whose Needs Are We Talking About?

    Whose Needs Are We Talking About?

    In this episode, our hosts Rachael(she/her) and Perrye (she/her) discuss the role of community organizations and institutions in their lives. They also welcome two program coordinators from Project 10 to discuss the strengths and challenges of facilitating community services in Montreal. Project 10 (P10) is a non-profit organization that works to promote the personal, social, sexual, and mental well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, intersexed, and questioning youth aged 14-25. P10 has a number of services including advocacy, active listening, and trans health support. They also provide workshops and resources for education, create safer social spaces like Hangouts, and run programs like Our Bodies, Our Stories, which is an arts mentorship program for QTBIPOC youth. 

    • 27 min
    Education as the Pathway towards Gender Equality

    Education as the Pathway towards Gender Equality

    In this episode, our hosts Rachael (she/her) and Perrye (she/her) discuss their reasons for joining Under the Umbrella and the project's evolution. Taking an educational approach to gender expression, we invite Dr. Lee Airton and Kama La Mackerel to share their experience in this space.

    • 34 min
    Labour of Love

    Labour of Love

    Under our pilot episode, our hosts Rachael (she/her) and Perrye (she/her) discuss how business leaders negotiate dignity and prosperity to those that experience some of the most oppression under capitalism. Exploring businesses that use their privilege to redistribute wealth and promote accountability, we invite Ashley Fortier from Metonymy Press and RC Woodmass from Queerit to share their experience in this space.

    • 27 min
    Introducing Under the Umbrella

    Introducing Under the Umbrella

    Under the Umbrella is a Montréal-based platform that wants you to reflect and share your thoughts on gender expression. This podcast's goal is to encourage people to start thinking about gender and how they express it, and to normalize these conversations in society and our own lives.
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    Sous le parapluie est une plateform montréalise qui veut encourager les gens à réaliser une réflexion sur le genre et comment elle se traduit au quotidien. Notre objectif est de normaliser les conversations sur l'expression des genres dans notre société et dans nos vies.

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